Nayaba Arinde

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Investigation continues in alleged Brownsville rape

There is a mood in Brownsville that something untoward happened in Osborn Park two weeks ago.

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DA Thompson’s gifts freedom in over dozen overturned convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson releases two men who had spent over 30 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.

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Rapist cop faces 236 years, community decries minimal news coverage

While mainstream media largely overlooked the story of former cop Daniel Holtzclaw facing a 236-year sentence for the sexual assaults of 13 Black women, Black social media took citizen journalism to new heights.

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D.A. Ken Thompson hosts another big Begin Again program

Warrants can hang over the heads of people like the Sword of Damocles, but the Begin Again program could change that.

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Busta busts through hip-hop’s glass ceiling

Let me tell you, the Busta Rhymes show at the Prudential was phenomenal!

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Black Dollars Matter: Black-out of Black Friday and beyond

“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”

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Community activists propose plan to curb gun violence

We know our community,” said A.T. Mitchell, founder and CEO of the anti-violence, street-based organization Man Up! Inc. “We love our community. Let us protect our own community and stop the violence.”

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Former child soldier writes children’s book

A slit wrist. Gun powder mixed with cocaine rubbed into the wound. An abducted 5-year-old boy blindfolded, given an AK-47 and told to shoot his 12-year-old best friend.

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Unity or Else: The ripple effect

One Million Gather in DC for 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March

Unity to combat police violence. Unity to defeat white supremacy. Unity to face inner-city crime. Unity to build a productive and formidable Black community.

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Million Man March 2: ‘Justice or Else,’ 10.10.15

Believers, non-believers, the inspired, the hopeful, the jaded, the skeptics and the eternally optimistic—this Saturday, many of these folks will be heading to Washington, D.C.

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